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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Endocrine disruption (low)


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo204 products
body wash/cleanser180 products
liquid hand soap129 products
facial cleanser127 products
baby shampoo47 products
hair color and bleaching44 products
bubble bath38 products
exfoliant/scrub34 products
baby soap34 products
conditioner32 products
toothpaste26 products
baby bubble bath24 products
baby wipes17 products
makeup remover17 products
facial moisturizer/treatment13 products
mask12 products
moisturizer11 products
hair treatment/serum10 products
recreational sunscreen8 products
7 products
serums & essences7 products
daily use with SPF6 products
hair styling aide6 products
hand sanitizer4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
detangler4 products
brow liner4 products
shaving cream4 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
baby lotion3 products
bar soap3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
BB cream3 products
hand cream3 products
hair relaxer2 products
around-eye cream2 products
beard cleanser2 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair spray1 products
body oil1 products
eye liner1 products
baby toothpaste1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
anti-aging1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of any disruptionOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments


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Concern Reference
Not likely to be mutagenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
8 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Not likely to be a reproductive or developmental toxicant in humansOpen scientific literature


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Concern Reference
Not likely to be a skin toxicant or allergenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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